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AUSTRALIAN OPEN '19: What happens to tennis when 2 GOATS go?

2 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

It was a terrific moment for tennis, drawing tons of attention to an otherwise meaningless exhibition event in a sport just starting its new season: Serena Williams and Roger Federer sharing a court for the first - only? Williams, owner of a professional-era-record 23 Grand Slam singles titles, and Federer, owner of a men's-record 20, are both 37 years old, both parents and both far closer to the ends of their careers than anyone with a stake in the sport would care to think about. When Federer goes, it's a loss, not only for individual tournaments but the tour itself.
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Six Players Who Could Have a Breakthrough at the Australian Open

Six Players Who Could Have a Breakthrough at the Australian Open

2 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

You're already familiar with Novak, Roger, Serena and Naomi. Here are six players ready for a major breakthrough at this year's Australian Open.
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50 years of the Australian Open: how times have changed | Jonathan Howcroft

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

The contemporary experience of Australia's most prestigious sporting event is a world away from that first tournament 50 years ago, but linkages remain 50 years of the Australian Open - in pictures
The defining match of the 1969 Australian Open was the first men's singles semi-final. Over the course of four and a half hours, Rod Laver and Tony Roche traded blows in a 90-game marathon in temperatures pushing 40C. Laver's writing collaborator Bud Collins later recalled both men keeping their cool in the punishing conditions by stuffing wet cabbage leaves underneath their cloth hats. Related...
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50 years of the Australian Open - in pictures

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Australia's most prestigious sporting event hits a landmark birthday this year after half a century of tennis Jonathan Howcroft on 50 years of the Australian Open
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